Senior Business Analyst Finance Transformation

 Coles Supermarkets  HAWTHORN EAST 

Requisition ID: 32004 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


Our Finance team partner with every area of our business and ensure commercial thinking feeds into everything we do. By working across every team, we look at how we’re performing and provide useable insights to support strategic business decisions. With Australian ‘CFO of The Year’ Leah Weckert steering our team, we set up our customers and people for success through good commercial sense. 



About the role


An exciting new role to support Coles’ Finance Transformation Program to develop our future ready Finance function has arisen. As a Senior Business Analyst in the team, you will be an integral part of the CFO transformation by assisting with the implementation of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) systems and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems as well as delivering strategic projects such as Chart of Account optimisations, reporting & insights, and robotics process automation.


There is no such thing as a typical day for the Finance Transformation team due to the breadth of the projects and initiatives that they deliver.  We are looking for a Team Member that gets hands-on with processes and systems to perform root cause analysis and deliver interesting projects.



What you'll be doing


In this role you will be work shoulder to shoulder with the cross-functional teams to deliver transformational digital and strategic projects for the CFO Function. You will identify a wide range of improvement opportunities and deliver these as projects within an Agile way. You will support the business to bed down new processes and systems through change management activities.



Good things you'll need


We’re after a highly skilled professional with experience delivering finance improvement and transformation projects. Ideally, this will include implementing Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting processes and tools within complex organisations.


You’ll also need:

  • a CA / CPA (or similar) qualification with proven management experience in a complex corporate environment
  • Advanced knowledge of finance processes and experience in the collaborative development of new, or review of existing, processes and/or ways of working
  • Experience with finance ERP and EPM systems
  • Experience with Process Optimisation methodology preferred (Lean 6 Sigma)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with significant experience managing internal stakeholders at GM level
  • Experience in FMCG Finance Transformation (Preferred)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills #LI-FIN



Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.